The Best Trails in Faroe Islands

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Photo of Miđvágur - Bøsdalafossur - Miđvágur (04/2019) Photo of Millum skørini og Tunguliðfjall Photo of Tórshavn - Kirkjubøur - Tórshavn
  • near Við Kirkjar, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    4.66mi
    Elevation +
    1982f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo of Miđvágur - Bøsdalafossur - Miđvágur (04/2019) Photo of Miđvágur - Bøsdalafossur - Miđvágur (04/2019) Photo of Miđvágur - Bøsdalafossur - Miđvágur (04/2019)

    Trail along the Vatniđ lake, the largest lake in the Faroes. The hike starts at the ticket booth, which you can reach by car and park there. The booth is a container-like structure (has Wi-Fi, chips, chocolate bars, etc...

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  • Millum skørini og Tunguliðfjall

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    Hiking
    near Sund, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    3.83mi
    Elevation +
    659f
    TrailRank
    48
    Photo of Millum skørini og Tunguliðfjall Photo of Millum skørini og Tunguliðfjall Photo of Millum skørini og Tunguliðfjall

    The trail is in rugged terrain, but is easy to walk. The path is not always visible in the stony terrain, but it is marked with cairns. Up to the little lake on the top, follow the cairns. Here the view is magnificent! T...

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  • near Tórshavn, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    9.55mi
    Elevation +
    1407f
    TrailRank
    43
    Photo of Tórshavn - Kirkjubøur - Tórshavn Photo of Tórshavn - Kirkjubøur - Tórshavn Photo of Tórshavn - Kirkjubøur - Tórshavn

    Start/finish at 62° North Guesthouse Marknagil. Easy walk. If you want to, you can take the bus and do it one-way. Public toilets in Kirkjubøur.

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  • Leitisvatn

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    Hiking
    near Við Kirkjar, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    5.99mi
    Elevation +
    1480f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Leitisvatn Photo of Leitisvatn Photo of Leitisvatn

    You have two alternatives for this trip. Either park your car on the little parking left aside at the 90º curve of the road. Or park in Miðvágur and enjoy a nice walk and views of the town plus the lake. Walk next to the...

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  • Kambsdalur to Skalabotnur

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    Walking
    near Fuglafjørður, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    3.61mi
    Elevation +
    915f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo of Kambsdalur to Skalabotnur Photo of Kambsdalur to Skalabotnur Photo of Kambsdalur to Skalabotnur

    the trail starts behind Kambsdalur kindergarden. bus no 410 takes you there. cross the wooden bridge and 50 m uphill climb over a fence using steps. it's a steady climb uphill until you reach the rocky top. follow the ca...

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  • Road to cleft around the lake

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    near Sørvágur, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    8.36mi
    Elevation +
    315f
    TrailRank
    33
    Photo of Road to cleft around the lake Photo of Road to cleft around the lake Photo of Road to cleft around the lake

    Medium hike around the lake. Partially it goes through swampy area. In the end great view on the cleft and waterfalls.

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  • Leynar to Saksun by Vestmanna

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    Hiking
    near Stykkið, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    17.04mi
    Elevation +
    3471f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.0
    Photo of Leynar to Saksun by Vestmanna Photo of Leynar to Saksun by Vestmanna Photo of Leynar to Saksun by Vestmanna

    I stayed on this wonderful during one week. But unpredictly weather be aware! This track was my favourite (even if the others were amazing too).. Tracks I used here are mostly signaled by cairns but the challenge is to...

    I did this hike too 8-9 August. Only go when the sky is blue/weather is ok, if there's fog you will get lost without a G...
    Jarno de Groot
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  • Eiðiskollur

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    Hiking
    near Eiði, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    2.70mi
    Elevation +
    1070f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.67
    Photo of Eiðiskollur Photo of Eiðiskollur Photo of Eiðiskollur

    Steep at some times but overall a short walk with rewarding views. Once you get to the end of the road. Just follow the path across the fence. The walk is -almost- a straight line to the summit. There is an abandoned WW...

    A simple but stunning hike. Park at the end of the road and the first cairn is in sight. Then it’s pretty much follow th...
    adhart
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  • Kallur Lighthouse

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    Hiking
    near Trøllanes, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    1.96mi
    Elevation +
    817f
    TrailRank
    33| Rating 4.33
    Photo of Kallur Lighthouse Photo of Kallur Lighthouse Photo of Kallur Lighthouse

    At the end of the village climb the short, steep slope then contour around to the right of while keeping your altitude or walking upwards. There is no clear path to get to the lighthouse. There are a lot of sheep carved ...

    Breathtaking scenery. Though the island and its lighthouse are remote, they’re worth the trek.
    juancrusoe
    There's one part in the middle when you have to walk sideways on a steep hill. We had a few people in our group that nee...
    Mostraum
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  • Villingadalsfjall and Enniberg

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    Hiking
    near Við Garð, Norðoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    4.78mi
    Elevation +
    2546f
    TrailRank
    31

    Villingadalsfjall is the third highest mountain in the Faroe Islands at 841 m located on the Island of Viðoy. From there you can continue to Enniberg, a cliff 754 metres high, thus one of the highest promontories in the ...

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  • near Við Kirkjar, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    4.71mi
    Elevation +
    1824f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo of Trælanípan + Bøsdalafossur Waterfall Photo of Trælanípan + Bøsdalafossur Waterfall

    There is a 200kr fee to do this route. It's only worth it if there is no clouds on Trælanípan or you can go earlier than 8AM since it's when the guard office opens.

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  • near Sandvík, Suðuroyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    1.88mi
    Elevation +
    2510f
    TrailRank
    29
    Photo of Suspended bridge in Sandvík (Faroe Islands) Photo of Suspended bridge in Sandvík (Faroe Islands) Photo of Suspended bridge in Sandvík (Faroe Islands)

    ATTENTION! The track of the route starts on the bridge and finishes in the parking, so you must follow it in the opposite direction. The description is fine, though: With your car, get into Sandvík and you'll see two si...

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  • Dangarnir

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    near Bøur, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    3.21mi
    Elevation +
    256f
    TrailRank
    26

    It is a easy way from Drangarnir to harbor, without many steps up and down and without crossing sheep fences. Remeber, that it privat land and you need to psy landowners 550DK to go to the Drangarnir. Hiking.fo

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  • Bøsdalafossur, Sørvágsvatn

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    near Við Kirkjar, Vága sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    4.18mi
    Elevation +
    1381f
    TrailRank
    25

    A nice and easy walk with amazing views at the end. Be careful near the cliffs as rocks and grass can be very slippery. The trail can be done in below 2hs, unless you want to spend a lot of time exploring and admiring th...

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  • Around Fjallid

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    Hiking
    near Tórshavn, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    3.23mi
    Elevation +
    394f
    TrailRank
    24

    A nice hike close to Tórshavn. Traced on the map, but there is no problems to follow the trail without gps. This is just made as a test. to see how accurate tracing is.

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  • Eiði - Risin and Kellingin

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    near Eiði, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    2.65mi
    Elevation +
    896f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Eiði - Risin and Kellingin Photo of Eiði - Risin and Kellingin

    This fantastic trail from the town of Eidi leads to the two sea stacks Risin and Kellingin. The route is easy to follow, marked with cairns and yellow poles. Great views of Tjørnuvik in good weather!

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  • Two Days on the Faroe Islands

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    Car
    near Tórshavn, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    339.08mi
    Elevation +
    35079f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Two Days on the Faroe Islands Photo of Two Days on the Faroe Islands Photo of Two Days on the Faroe Islands

    Two days on the Faroe Islands (Färöer) as a stop-over on our way to Iceland. For more photos, visit http://www.unpaved.de/faeroeer-faszination/

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  • Korkjubøur - Torshavn

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    near Kirkjubøur, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    5.15mi
    Elevation +
    1076f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo of Korkjubøur - Torshavn Photo of Korkjubøur - Torshavn Photo of Korkjubøur - Torshavn

    Very beautiful hiking tour with a nice view. Unfortunately the path is not marked that well. But with a map and GPS everything is fine. There were some funny rabbits jumping arround the hill =)

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  • A view from the top

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    Hiking
    near Funningur, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    0.39mi
    Elevation +
    0f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo of A view from the top Photo of A view from the top

    This route is from the top down (15 min down). About 30-45 min up. A steep climb but well worth the view!

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  • Trøllanes to Kallur Lighthouse

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    Hiking
    near Trøllanes, Eysturoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    2.60mi
    Elevation +
    1115f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo of Trøllanes to Kallur Lighthouse Photo of Trøllanes to Kallur Lighthouse Photo of Trøllanes to Kallur Lighthouse

    Be careful with the wind when you reach the lighthouse. The path from Trøllanes to the lighthouse might be very muddy

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  • near Hvalvík, Streymoyar sýsla (Føroyar)
    Distance
    10.10mi
    Elevation +
    3333f
    TrailRank
    21

    A beautiful and challenging route which begins and ends in Hvalvík. On this hike you will see breath-taking mountains, lakes and valleys From Hvalvík, follow the new path that starts by the Mission House in Hvalvík. Wal...

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